Nolan Perez, M.D.

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Nolan Perez, M.D.


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Governor Abbott




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NOLAN PEREZ, M.D., Harlingen, Texas, was appointed to The University of Texas System Board of Regents by Governor Greg Abbott in March 2019 and was reappointed to a six-year term in April 2021. 

Dr. Perez served in the U.S. Navy as a Medical Corps Officer and received the Navy Commendation and Navy Achievement Medals.   

Dr. Perez is the Chairman of the Audit, Compliance, and Risk Management Committee and serves on the Academic Affairs Committee; the Facilities Planning and Construction Committee; and the Health Affairs Committee. He also serves on the Board for Lease of University Lands. 

Dr. Perez is a member of The University of Texas System Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee; The Holdsworth Center Governing Board; Philosophical Society of Texas; Texas Business Leadership Council; and is Medical Director for Platinum Surgery Center; Medical Director for Brownsville Surgery Center; and an Expert Panelist for the Texas Medical Board. He also serves as a Trustee for the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. 

Dr. Perez is former Chairman for the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents, and a former member of the clinical faculty at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s School of Medicine.  He has also formerly served on many other local and statewide councils, foundations, and boards including The University of Texas Foundation Board; The University of Texas at Austin Development Board; The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Development Board; Lone Star National Bank Board of Directors; Rio Grande Valley Angel Network; The University of Texas College of Education Foundation Advisory Council; Educate Texas Committee; The Texas Lyceum, FIRST in Texas Foundation; Humanities Texas Board; Texas Foundation for Innovative Communities Board; and Harlingen School of Health Professions Advisory Committee. 

He earned a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin and a Medical Doctorate from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is board certified in Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Gastroenterology. 


last updated May 12, 2022